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The 5 key elements of sustainable transport

The 5 key elements of sustainable transport

A great graph on the carbon intensity of travel – from flights to bicycles. And 5 tips on making transport more sustainable.

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The new 400ppm world: CO2 measurements at Mauna Loa continue to climb

The new 400ppm world: CO2 measurements at Mauna Loa continue to climb

Record amounts of CO2 are reaching the atmosphere. C02 levels are up 25% at Mauna Loa since measurements were first taken in the 1950′s.

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What price carbon in Europe?

What price carbon in Europe?

Will the 2030 carbon target revive the ETS market? The switch from coal to gas needs a carbon price of €36/tonne.

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German power myths: Emissions did not rise in 2013

German power myths: Emissions did not rise in 2013

Contrary to widespread belief, CO2 emissions from Germany’s electricity sector did not rise in 2013. They actually fell slightly.

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The curious case of Caroline, a CO2 borehole

The curious case of Caroline, a CO2 borehole

Caroline flows pretty close to pure CO2 to service our need to fizz our drinks, among other things. And provides important lessons about CO2 storage.

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US cap-and-trade system back on track to cut carbon emissions

US cap-and-trade system back on track to cut carbon emissions

Cap-and-trade system in north-east of US back on track and to become crucial part of target to cut carbon emissions by 75% by 2050.

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Raising bar on car emissions could halve fuel costs: report

Raising bar on car emissions could halve fuel costs: report

Report says adoption of best practice light vehicle emissions standards could cut Australian fuel use – and cost to consumers – in half.

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Denmark to have more ambitious climate goals than all of Europe

Denmark to have more ambitious climate goals than all of Europe

Denmark is set to boost its climate goals by cutting greenhouse gas emissions by 40% below 1990′s levels by 2020.

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Climate solutions best found in financial risk management

Climate solutions best found in financial risk management

Climate change will crash head-on with our current investment framework, which biases short-term performance and return. It’s time to play the finance industry on its own turf.

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Natural gas as a ‘bridge’. Or dangerous procrastination?

Natural gas as a ‘bridge’. Or dangerous procrastination?

Natural gas has been mooted as a ‘bridge’ fuel recently, but in terms of climate change natural gas is a half measure that risks dangerous procrastination.

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Central Europe’s bad bet on fossil fuels and nuclear

Central Europe’s bad bet on fossil fuels and nuclear

Central Europe are in the process of making profound mistakes concerning their energy supplies, which will cost these countries dearly for decades to come.